Charles Crockett Jr

  • Charles Crockett is a founding Partner of Ascend. Prior to the formation of Ascend, Mr. Crockett was a Director of The Beacon Group, a New York-based private investment and advisory firm that manages more than $2.0 billion in private equity capital. Mr. Crockett was the first Associate hired by The Beacon Group and spent six years evaluating, structuring and monitoring investments in a variety of industries. Prior to the formation of The Beacon Group, Mr. Crockett spent approximately three years at Goldman Sachs in the Structured Finance Group with experience in independent power financings, leveraged lease financings, partnership financings, project financings and private placements. Mr. Crockett currently serves as a director of AEP Networks Inc. Mr. Crockett is also presently a member of the Stanford Law School Board of Visitors and the State Bar of California, and is a director of the New York Software Industry Association (NYSIA) and the LEAD Program in Business. Mr. Crockett received a Juris Doctor degree from Stanford Law School and a Bachelor of Science from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • New York

    August 15, 2013

    The conference will feature guest speakers sharing insights into startup fundraising, investment stategies, running a company, new startup trends, and finding technical talent for your startup.

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  • Conference program


    • August 15, 2013
      • 9:00 am - 9:50 amCheck In
      • 10:00 am - 11:00 amHow to Validate a Product Idea on $100 or Less
      • 11:00 am - 12:00 pmListening to your Users and Finding Your First True Fans
      • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLunch
      • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pmBreakout Sessions/Startup Clinic